This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The slump in the housing market that is showing no signs of recovery examined; graph of historical home prices shown. [Ferndale, Michigan homeowner Ray SCOTT- comments on the loss in his home value.] [Yale University economist Robert SHILLER- says home prices could fall further.] The current state of the housing market discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The fall in home prices today and during the Great Depression compared.
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The first day of the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray in the death of pop star Michael Jackson reviewed; scenes shown from the courtroom with prosecutor David Walgren outlining the case against Murray and defense attorney Ed Chernoff claiming that Jackson self-administered the propofol that killed him; audiotape from May 2009 with Jackson’s slurred voice played; photo shown of Jackson’s dead body. [CHERNOFF – says he died rapidly.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The maximum penalty for involuntary manslaughter noted.
(Paktika Province, Afghanistan: Willem Marx) The lawlessness along the unguarded Pakistan-Afghanistan border featured; scenes shown of Pashtun tribesmen and the remote outpost of the 172nd Infantry Brigade. [Army Lt. Andrew BRUNDSON- says we try to stay on our side of the border; says we have to make sure they are insurgents and not nomad goat-herders; states he is glad people question this war and this is worthy of the risks his men are taking.]
(New York: Jim Axelrod) The discovery of a British ship that was sunk during World War II featured; scenes shown of the wreckage of the SS Gairsoppa that may contain tons of silver; map shown of the ship’s route before being hit by a Nazi torpedo. [Salvager Mark GORDON- comments on the treasure; notes the cargo holds are open.]